Safeguarding Children 2018-07-09T11:18:02+00:00

Safeguarding Children

This course will provide a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare. It will introduce the legislation underpinning the safeguarding of children.

Duration: 3 Hours
Who should attend? All who work with children or families in Northern Ireland in their paid or voluntary work, so you don’t need any previous child protection training.
Location: In-house

People who have taken this course include:

  • Nursery workers
  • Childminders
  • Early year’s practitioners
  • Event organisers
  • People working in children’s leisure and entertainment
  • People working in community or religious organisations
  • District council staff, for example leisure centre staff and park keepers

Delegates are required to have good literacy and a sound understanding of English. They should also be able to cope with the practical activities.

Course content:
  • Identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
  • Name the categories of child abuse and neglect
  • Recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse
  • Identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards young people
  • Identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns
  • Respond appropriately and report your concerns
Certification

On successful completion delegates will be awarded an ‘Safeguarding Children’ certificate.

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